changing the way you shop for your pet Free Pet Food Sweepstakes - Official Rules



Agreement to Official Rules: Participation in the Free Pet Food Sweepstakes (the "Sweepstakes") constitutes your agreement to, and acceptance of, these Official Rules (these "Rules") and the decisions of Sponsor, which will be final and binding. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth in these Rules.

Eligibility: The Sweepstakes is open only to individuals who are legal residents of the United States of America (including Puerto Rico), who are 18 years of age or older at time of entry. Employees of Quidsi, Inc. or, Inc., and their advertising or promotion agencies, those involved in the production, development, implementation or handling of the Sweepstakes, any agents acting for, or on behalf of, the foregoing persons or entities, their respective parent companies, officers, directors, subsidiaries, affiliates, licensees, service providers, prize suppliers, and any other person or entity associated with the Sweepstakes (collectively "Sweepstakes Entities") and/or the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings and children) and household members (whether related or not) of each such employee, are not eligible. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable U.S. federal, state and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited by law.

Sponsor: The Sweepstakes is sponsored by Quidsi, Inc., 10 Exchange Place, 25th Floor, Jersey City, NJ 07302 ("Sponsor").

Sweepstakes Period: The Sweepstakes begins at 12:01 a.m. Eastern Time (ET) on June 13, 2011, and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on July 28, 2011 (the "Sweepstakes Period").

Entry: Individuals who satisfy the eligibility criteria described above will be entered in the Sweepstakes (each such individual, an "Entrant") when they provide their respective email addresses to Sponsor during the Sweepstakes Period by sending an email message to In addition, Entrants may submit their email addresses, following the commencement of the Sweepstakes Period, where indicated on the home page of, until the earlier of (i) the end of the Sweepstakes Period or (ii) such time as the home page of no longer states "Coming Soon" and the website permits purchases by the general public. Multiple entries of the same email address will be treated as a single Entrant. An Entrant's submitted email address must remain functional throughout the Sweepstakes Period and thereafter until a winner is selected.

Selection of Winner: One winner will be chosen at random from among all the eligible Entrants. The winner will be selected on or about July 29, 2011. Odds of winning depend on the number of Entrants.Sponsor may require any potential winner to complete and return an affidavit of eligibility, a liability release, and, except where prohibited by law, a publicity release (the "Affidavit/Release") and IRS W-9 form within fourteen (14) days following notice to the potential winner that he or she has been selected. If the potential winner fails to sign and return the Affidavit/Release within the required time period, or his or her entry is otherwise disqualified for any reason, Sponsor may randomly select an alternative Entrant as winner in his or her place.

Prize: Sponsor will award one prize, which shall consist of twelve "gift certificates" in the amount of $50 each, usable toward purchases of any items then available on The "gift certificates" shall be provided in the form of promotion codes emailed to the winner's email address approximately once per month for one year. Each promotion code shall be emailed to the winner on or about the first (1st) day of each month and shall expire at the end of such month. Approximate Retail Value of Prize is $600. No cash or other substitution may be made, except by Sponsor, who reserves the right to substitute a prize with another prize of equal or greater value if the prize is not available for any reason as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. The winner is responsible for any taxes and fees associated with receipt or use of a prize.

General Conditions: If the operation, security, or administration of the Sweepstakes is impaired in any way for any reason, including, but not limited to, fraud, computer virus, or other technical problem, Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, either: (a) suspend the Sweepstakes to address the impairment and then resume the Sweepstakes in a manner that best conforms to the spirit of these Rules; or (b) award the prize at random from among the eligible entries received up to the time of the impairment. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or to be acting in violation of these Rules. Any attempt by any person to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and/or civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and pursue equitable remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Sponsor's failure to enforce any term of these Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. In case of a dispute as to the identity of an Entrant, the entry will be deemed to have been submitted by the authorized account holder of the email address submitted for such entry. The authorized account holder is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address.

Release and Limitations of Liability: By participating in the Sweepstakes, Entrants agree to release and hold harmless the Sweepstakes Entities from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use of any prize, including, but not limited to: (a) unauthorized human intervention in the Sweepstakes; (b) technical errors related to computers, servers, providers, or telephone or network lines or connectivity; (c) printing errors; (d) lost, late, incomplete, misdirected, or undeliverable entries; (e) errors in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries; or (f) injury or damage to persons, animals or other property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from Entrant's participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use of any prize. Entrant further agrees that in any cause of action related to the Sweepstakes, the Sweepstakes Entities'liability will be limited to $100, and in no event shall the Sweepstakes Entities be liable for punitive, consequential or indirect damages.

Disputes: Except where prohibited, Entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in the State of New Jersey. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation or enforceability of these Rules, Entrant's rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of New Jersey, without giving effect to any conflict of law principles.

Privacy: By entering this Sweepstakes, each winner consents to the use of his or her name and likeness for publicity purposes (including disclosure of his or her name in a publicly available "winner list") without additional compensation or permission (except where prohibited by law). All information submitted in connection with this Sweepstakes will be treated in accordance with these Rules and Sponsor's privacy policy.

Sweepstakes Results: Sweepstakes results may be obtained by sending a stamped, self-addressed, envelope to Free Pet Food Sweepstakes, 10 Exchange Place, 25th Floor, Jersey City, NJ 07302. All requests must be received by December 31, 2011.

Contact Information: Any questions, comments or complaints regarding the Sweepstakes should be sent by email to or by postal mail to Free Pet Food Sweepstakes, 10 Exchange Place, 25th Floor, Jersey City, NJ 07302.